IndieCommerce

20 Oct
ABC Children's Catalog 2021 Best Books

Integrate the ABC Best Books for Young Readers Catalog With Your IndieCommerce Site

This is a simple way to share the ABC catalog in newsletters and social media posts.

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28 Sep

IndieCommerce Update: Online Shopping Trends & New IC/IL Features

The most recent ABACUS report, to be released in the coming weeks, gives a new perspective on the very dramatic increase in online sales in 2020 compared to 2019. 

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25 Jun
E-Commerce Update

E-commerce Update: 2021 Sales vs. 2019

During this same week in pre-COVID 2019, online sales revenue was 360 percent less than what we’ve been experiencing over the past seven days on IndieCommerce and IndieLite websites. 

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14 Jun
E-Commerce Update

E-commerce Update: Comparing Seven Days of 2021 to Previous Years

Even though sales are down compared to the sales anomaly that was the year 2020, online sales revenue is up 369.19 percent from what was “normal” for most stores in pre-COVID 2019.

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04 Jun
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Ransomware Alert

If you receive a suspicious email, do not open any links or attached documents.

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18 May
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E-commerce Update: Online Seasonal Traffic & Sales Patterns

The dips and rises in traffic and sales that you may be seeing in your Google analytics report may reflect normal seasonal and weekly fluctuations in online traffic and sales

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11 May
Summer Reading Group Guide

Summer Reading Group Guide Preview

Here are the titles included in the Summer Reading Group Guide e-newsletter.

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07 May

ICYMI: April Education Roundup

Take a look at some of the education sessions ABA hosted during the month of April.

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27 Apr
E-Commerce Update

E-Commerce Update: IBD Sales Spike

IBD 2021 had the highest e-commerce conversion rate (the percentage of online shoppers that complete a transaction) we’ve seen in April 2021.

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23 Apr
E-commerce News

E-commerce Update: Sales Stabilize

Despite the slight drop in the e-commerce conversion rate last week, the 8.74 percent increase in the number of online shoppers resulted in a 4.13 percent increase in online sales over the past 7 days

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14 Apr

IndieLite Stores: Sign Up for Webinar on Switching Credit Card Processors

The April 21 webinar will cover the tasks needed to switch and the order in which steps should be completed, as well as detailed information about the different pieces of credit card processing on IndieLite sites.

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14 Apr
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E-commerce Update: Comparing 2021 Weekly Sales and Traffic Online to 2019

The e-commerce conversion rate over the past week is 182.63 percent higher than the same week in 2019.

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14 Apr
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IndieCommerce & IndieLite Customer Survey: Most Online Customers Are Looking for Specific Books

The results to one question seem to support the idea that most customers (79.29 percent) know what they are going to buy when shopping online.

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14 Apr

IndieCommunication: More New Features

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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07 Apr
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E-commerce Update: Sales Dip Over Easter

While normal consumer behavior for the holiday, the sales decline may have been more pronounced due to good weather and more social activity as COVID vaccines become more accessible.

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